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On October 12, 2017, President Trump signed a “Presidential Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” (the “Executive Order”) to “facilitate the purchase of insurance across state lines and the development...

In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset managers and corporates....

The Commission filed a series of enforcement actions last week focused largely on retail investors. Those cases included: An action against a former CCO involving undisclosed conflicts; another centered on false statements concerning a shale oil...

Guarantors are key elements of many loans – they reduce the need for borrowers to provide collaterals while still giving creditors security of repayment, sometimes by offering their own assets as security for the loans granted to the borrowers. While...

LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS & STANDARDS - California Bans New Soda Taxes - California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the Keep Groceries Affordable Act, a statute preventing local agencies in the state from imposing taxes or fees on groceries,...

The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation published the public portions of the July 2018 resolution plans for four foreign banking organizations, which plans focus on the institutions’...

Like Agur, I find some things are beyond my ken. It is, for example, beyond my understanding why the Securities and Exchange Commission thought it would be a good idea to use three different measures of time in Rule 144....

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2018 has been made and comes into force on July 11, 2018. The Order amends the definition of "Alternative Finance Investment Bonds" in the Financial Services and...

What's the point of legal technology? Peter Darling with a perspective....
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Canada officially took the step towards the implementation of the Madrid Protocol when it introduced Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan 2014, No. 1 (Bill). The Bill received Royal Assent on June 19, 2014, and is now the law in Canada (New Act). The...

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